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Google sources short video clips to go inside Google Maps

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Beyond satellite imagery and Street View cars, Google has used Local Guides to add a personal touch to its Maps. Until recently the group of users updated information, uploaded still images and submitted reviews, but a recent email noted that… Go To Full Article

Spain watchdog fines Facebook over privacy

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That will cost you 1.2 million Spain's Data Protection Authority has issued a 1.2 million euro fine against Facebook after it found three cases when the company collected data without informing users, as required by European Union… Go To Full Article

ASRock X399 Taichi (Ryzen Threadripper) Motherboard

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"Not only does the Taichi design looks great, but it also comes packed with some great features. If you're after an affordable X399 motherboard that offers good performance, then there's only one choice … get the ASRock X399 Taichi now.… Go To Full Article

Core i7 vs. Ryzen 5 with Vega 64 & GTX 1080

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By using the Core i7-7700K and Ryzen 5 1600, each with the Vega 64 and GTX 1080 at 1080p and 1440p we have some very interesting results to go over. Further, we suspect these are typical hardware combinations many are… Go To Full Article

Google sued by female ex-employees over pay discrimination

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Google's salary practices are back in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Three women who worked for the company are suing over gender-based wage discrimination. The plaintiffs claim Google knew about the pay inequalities (or, at least, should h... Go To Full Article

Portland finds Uber used 'Greyball' to evade 16 authorities

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Portland is done investigating Uber's use of the infamous 'Greyball' tool in the city. The results? According to Reuters, authorities have discovered that the ride-hailing service used the software to prevent 16 of the city's regulators from booking... Go To Full Article

Facebook allowed advertisers to target anti-Semites

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As yet another proof that the Facebook ad network algorithm needs a lot of work, ProPublica has discovered that it allowed advertisers to target anti-Semites. When you buy ads on Facebook, the system prompts you to add targeted categories, which… Go To Full Article

‘Assassin’s Creed’ trailer reveals mysterious Egyptian enemies

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We got our first look at Assassin's Creed: Origins at E3 this past summer. The latest installment of the big-budget title from Ubisoft is set to release on all major platforms October 27th, and will feature ancient Roman and Egyptian… Go To Full Article

IBM's simulated molecule could lead to drug and energy advances

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IBM's quantum computer has made a small advance that could ultimately lead to a major chemistry breakthrough. A team of IBM researchers has successfully used IBM Q to accurately simulate the molecular structure of beryllium hydride (BeH2), the larges...… Go To Full Article

Google Earth VR gets new Street View images

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Google announced today that it's adding Street View to the Google Earth VR experience. With a new update, users can check out Street View images from 85 countries provided by the Street View team as well as pictures shared by… Go To Full Article

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